Ever heard of the dash cam? Well, the Fly6 is basically a dash cam for cyclists. This gadget is a combination tail-light and HD rear-view camera. With the ability to capture accident footage and lock it to avoid overrides, this gadget is a fail safe for your insurance claim. We're not jinxing you here, we don't want you to get into an accident. But, we DO want you to be protected in case a driver experiences difficulty with road sharing and happens to knock you around a bit. The safety aspect of this gadget comes down to your visibility on the road, you'll be seen and hopefully swerved! A triple brightness setting allows you to chose your desired light setting whether it be flash, pulse or solid.
The camera lasts up to eight hours to ensure you get home safe and its image stabilisation feature maintains a clear visual of the road at all times. Did I mention it's waterproof? Perfect for anything, perfect for everything! Get yours online now.
Find it here for a retail price of $259 AUD.
In a similar fashion to the original RearViz, the Cobi system allows you to connect your bike to the digital world whilst riding. There is an endless list of benefits here, such as the ability to navigate hands free, safety whilst riding and loads more comfort. Have you ever tried riding a bike without your hands to guide you? It's pretty tough - chances are you got a bit wobbly and had a near fall... well, no more! With the system clipping on in between your bike's handlebars, you've got full vision of what's in front of you and what your phone is showing you.
The system is fully inclusive of a mobile application, a remote control, phone charger/battery back, an alarm system and a rain cover. If it's just not enough, you can upgrade your kit to include either a front or rear light, or both! The software provides modern navigation with the ability to navigate offline, provide turn-by-turn direction, voice overs, 2D-3D views and advanced weather forecasts. It also provides the option for increased road visibility with automatic brake lights and turn signals - you know how much we like safety! And finally a security system with theft alarms and emergency service notifications to keep your bicycle safe!
If you want to get out of the car and onto your bike, this product will make your transition smoother and much more sustainable. A perfect gift for an avid cyclist.
Find it here. The standard kit is available for $400 AUD ($249 euros).
Another device perfect for the modern cyclist, skater or city commuter. Whether you're busy, travelling amongst friends or just love listening to a good tune, this product is for you! Livall's BH51 helmet is decked out with all the latest, best and smartest technology to keep you safer and cycling for longer! This waterproof helmet features motion detect sensors, LED lighting and brake and turn signals to keep you visible on the road. On top of that, it features bluetooth technology to pair with your smartphone so you can basically wear your phone around your head. The hands free feature gives you a clear voice and uses bone conduction technology that transmits sound directly to your inner ear via micro-vibrations. This means you can still hear resounding sounds traffic whilst playing music or talking to your boss. A number of design and innovation awards demonstrates the power of this helmet to be one of exceptional quality and intelligence! Finally, and perhaps RVI Active's favourite feature of them all, the SOS Alert. If your helmet detects impact, immediate notification of your accident is sent to your family. This is so important and we're so glad that Livall loves safety as much as we do, making this the perfect gift for anyone on wheels!
Find it here.
Whether it be white, black or grey, you can pick up the Livall BH51 Helmet for approximately $199.
Okay, bare with me here. It's holiday time and you're in holiday mode. You have a wine or two over dinner, you get carried away, the clock strikes midnight and you're ready to head home. Great - let's go! Or maybe not? With safety as our number one top priority, we absolutely do not encourage drink driving! That's where this product comes in handy. Introducing the BACtrack, the device with the ability to transform your phone into a breathalyser. With embedded bluetooth technology and compatibility with all smartphone devices, you can breathe anytime and see your BAC reading instantly on your phone. With a ZeroLine estimate, you'll have a pretty good idea of when you'll be alcohol free and able to jump behind the wheel.
This device is perfect for anyone who likes to celebrate with a drop of alcohol. Whether you want to be certain you're under the limit, deciding if you should switch to water or need to hand over your keys, the BACtrack will let you know! The experts have put it together and can advise you on your assumed cognitive ability at any moment - poor memory or coordination? Just breathe into a washed mouthpiece and BACtrack will let you know. The best part? It incorporates police grade Xtend fuel-cell sensors and reliable MicroCheck sensor technology, for increased accuracy. You can even order an Uber directly from the app, if you've had too much. Now that's innovative!
Find it here.
You can grab the BACtrack Mobile Pro for about $138 AUD making it the perfect gift to keep your friends and family safe.
If you've got the travel bug and want to avoid getting the stomach bug, this product is for you! The SteriPen Ultra has the ability to purify water from anywhere, at anytime. It's only when you're in a foreign country that you can truly appreciate the quality of your drinking water at home. Well now you have the ability to create quality drinking water at your fingertips. The power behind this device is its ultraviolet light rays (UV-C) which have the ability to safely destroy 99.9% of organisms, bacteria and even viruses that breed in water. This product requires charging, with each charge allowing about 40 treatments and the total life of SteriPen Ultra totalling close to 8000 uses. After 45 seconds of treatment your pen will either smile or frown, indicating the effectiveness of the treatment and if necessary to repeat. So, instead of purchasing bottled water for a hefty price and allowing that plastic waste to wash up on our beaches, this completely portable device is the must have sustainable alternative. Let's get wrapping!
Find it here for $99. The SteriPen Ultra can be purchased through a variety of e-commerce sites other than the one provided.
If you or someone you know absolutely loves hiking, camping or adventuring where there is no access to power outlets, this device makes the flawless gift. This portable, high quality, high capacity power bank charges smartphones or tablets using the suns energy. Yes, that's right. It uses energy generated from the sun. Four fold out solar panels allow for charging of up to two devices at any one time, and only requires 6 hours in the sun to be completely charged. Alternatively it can be fully charged using a micro-USB cable in just 2 hours. The 10,000mAh 4-Fold Solar Dual-USB Charger and LED Light is actually built for the outdoors, with rubberised protective coating making it shockproof and dust proof with a built in triple mode flashlight, perfect for emergencies. You won't be disappointed with the versatile nature of this power bank, with the ability to charge through cloud and whilst on the move. It's sustainable, reusable and provides access when needed! What else do you need?
Find it here for just $119 AUD.
Ok, we think this gadget is pretty cool. We're not entirely sure an iron makes for a great Christmas present, but a mini one does! The novelty of a tiny, portable steam iron strikes us as awesome and the perfect travel companion. It's lightweight and compact, fitting easily into a suitcase or duffle bag. The ability to de-crease and crisply iron clothing has not been compromised with it's size, giving it power and portability. Whether you're traveling for work or play, this is a must have to ensure you look proper on your most important days!
Find it here for a small $30AUD.
This one is for all the avid travellers out there. Pick pocketing is increasingly common amongst foreigners in a new country, and it's the worst to lose something valuable! Imagine losing everything before you even start your holiday - your phone, your wallet, your laptop - whatever it is, you don't need to worry anymore. With the range of anti-theft Bobby backpacks from XD Design, you'll be enjoying more and worrying less! This renowned design features hidden zippers and pockets, cut proof and water proof fabric, an integrated USB charging port, illuminating safety stripes and shock proof compartments. These features make this backpack the absolute safest and most reliable travel companion you've ever had! With the reviews to prove it, you won't regret gifting this backpack to those you want to protect.
Get yours here for $145 AUD (or $89.95 Euros)
VAGO developed the coolest, portable device for travellers that shop and return home with more than they intended. This baggage compressor vacuum seals your clothes in a vacuum bag, creating loads more space for you to pack everything away and get back on route. It features a 50% downsize of luggage at just the press of a button for those after convenience. VAGO has a smart sensor that has the ability to detect air-pressure and know when to stop compressing so your clothing doesn't get damaged. Its small size may be its most appealing feature with the device measuring up at 70mm long and only 77grams in weight! Plus it comes in four colours, suitable for every person on the go.
Find it here for pre-order at just $99 AUD.
This portable light by LuminAID is awesome for anyone who loves the outdoors. It can be charged by solar or by USB, is inflatable, bright and can be flat packed. The compactness and portability of this product makes it perfect to carry around in the case of emergencies or just for added lighting. There are five different light settings available so you'll be sure to find one you love. The PackLite is waterproof and can actually float, making it suitable for any kind of water based activities as well as land activities. The PackLite should run for about 24 hours after a full charge and takes 10 hours of sunlight to charge or 1-2 hours using a micro USB.
Find it here for $125 AUD or on sale for $25 AUD at the time of writing.
With less than two months to go, get yourselves organised and put a smile on your loved ones face on Christmas Day, as well as the entirety of 2019 with any of these useful gadgets!
Regular training and good nutrition are both keys to sporting success — we all know that.
But if you want to succeed in sport, there's a lot more you need to consider to be at the top of your game. There's more to being an athlete than eating the right foods and practicing your sport regularly.
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And while you’re at it, safer bike rides mean preventing accidents from happening. The RearViz Bike Mirror is a rear view bicycle mirror that can help save your energy from being stressed of checking your back all the time during rides. It is wearable and adjustable which allows users to make only slight body movements while limiting vibrations and distorted visions. Keep on looking forward because the RearViz Bike Mirror has your back.
Looking for some cycling trek that you must try? Taiwan might be a small island nation, but it’s cycling trails and paths are just too awesome.
Beginners, pros and even cycling enthusiast will never get enough of Taiwan’s cycling routes. Each city has something unique to offer. From the breathtaking sceneries, to the bustling cityscapes, to the sumptuous food, to the polite people, everything is just exhilarating.